The Philosophy Book

The Philosophy Book

Book - 2011
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To the complete novice learning about philosophy can be daunting. The Philosophy Book changes all that. With the use of powerful and easy to follow images, succinct quotations, and explanations that are easily understandable, this book cuts through any misunderstandings to demystify the subject.
How did the universe begin? What is truth? How can we live good lives? Throughout history, humankind has asked these and other big questions about the nature of life and existence - and big thinkers have offered solutions that continue to shape our world. Written in plain English, The Philosophy Book is packed with short, pithy explanations that cut through the jargon, step-by-step diagrams that untangle knotty theories, classic quotes that make philosophy memorable, and witty illustrations that play with our ideas about ideas. Whether you're a complete beginner, an avid student, or an armchair expert, you'll find plenty of food for thought in this book.--COVER.
Publisher: London ; New York : DK Publishing, 2011
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780756668617
0756668611
9781405353298
1405353295
9781465458551
1465458557
Characteristics: 352 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Buckingham, Will

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